Register now for workshop - "Living Well Without Driving: A Community Approach for Senior Mobility"


Contributed by Kat Burton

Ithaca College faculty and staff are invited to register for the first in the Ithaca College Gerontology Workshop series: “Living Well Without Driving: A Community Approach to Senior Mobility,” which will be held Wednesday, October 24, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road, Ithaca.

IC faculty and students may attend at no charge, but must register. Registration is available at

Dwight Mengel, chief transportation planner at the Tompkins County Department of Social Services, and Ray Weaver, Way2Go program director, will discuss our evolving mobility choices, services, and strategies; and elicit participants' perspectives on how our community can move ahead to improve mobility services in the community and promote lifelong safety. 

The other two workshops in the series will focus on polypharmacy and medication errors in aging adults on October 31, and aging with disabilities on November 14. For more detailed information visit,

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Denise Wells at 274-1607, or by email at well in advance of the workshop.